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CNN
Dec 23, 2012 12:00pm PST
americans live in cities or suburbs. but look at the list of cities with the best infrastructure in the world. what's missing from this list? america. not a single american city makes the top ten. the highest by the way in america is atlanta at number 13. dallas at number 15. washington, d.c. at number 22. in the world. the richest country in the world doesn't make the top ten in terms of city infrastructure. this is from mercer by the way. the survey, it ranks cities based on electricity and water infrastructure. congestion, public transportation. and airport effectiveness. which is probably what got some of these american cities on to the list in the first place. americans shouldn't be surprised. china spends about 9% of its total economic output on infrastructure. europe spends about 5%. 50 years ago by the way, the u.s. spent about 5%. now we spend half as much at 2.4%. richard flores is a professor at the university of florida and a senior editor at "the atlantic. "s "u. ." >> u.s. cities are the great strength of the america economy's comeback. when you look at studies, cities are
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 1:00pm PST
weren't able to get into the city during your trip. but how close did you get and what did you see? >> well, we have been able to get to the outskirts of the city and discuss with different medical associations and medical personnel to get an idea of the situation within the city. >> what do they need? i know you guys are in every tough place in the world, you are there with the sold yes, with the fighters, with the reporters. what do they need in this particular city, deir azzour? >> inside deir azzour, they are in great need of replacing the doctor there for months now, working around the clock. and four doctors in a field hospital inside the city where they have to serve a population of between 10 and 30,000 people. and they need, of course, supply. they need medicines, medications, and medical equipment in order to serve the population. but the most important thing is to be able for them to evacuate the wounded people from inside the city. and of course, bring inside medical stuff and medication. to do so, the only swine get combatants stopping firing on medical teams and peopl
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 7:00pm PST
. if you look at the vast number of murders committed. look at the city of chicago. the city of chicago. >> well, the biggest problem here i think in the country is that we don't actually talk to each other like we do now, and everyone is saying, no. we didn't do this. can't do this. well, we don't know what we can do until we try it and we don't know if it's going to change anything if we change our gun rules until we wlook at it and change it and if it doesn't, go back at it and do something else. we all know that something needs to be done so that 20 children don't get mowed down and hunted down like al qaeda or the taliban by assault weapons. i'm don lemon. thanks for watching. have a great night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 1:00am PST
look at the vast number of murders committed. look at the city of chicago. the city of chicago. >> well, the biggest problem here i think in the country is that we don't actually talk to each other like we do now, and everyone is saying, no. we didn't do this. can't do this. well, we don't know what we can do until we try it and we don't know if it's going to change anything if we change our gun rules until we look at it and change it and if it doesn't, go back at it and do something else. we all know that something needs to be done so that 20 children don't get mowed down and hunted down like al qaeda or the taliban by assault weapons. i'm don lemon. thanks for watching. have a great night.
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 11:30am PST
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CNN
Dec 23, 2012 3:00am PST
seen in almost a decade. by december, close to 500 people were killed in the city. >> just not the gang bangers. right now innocent kids and women are being shot on a daily basis. >> averaging more than a murder a day, most of the crime happened in a few specific areas. >> the entire city suffers when violence happens and this idea of not in my backyard is not okay. >> we start this morning with breaking news from italy. >> a massive cruise ship, the "costa concordia" on its side after running aground in january. 32 passengers and crew were killed. the captain faces charged. >> the ship's captain is being charged for manslaughter and abandoning ship. the sentencing of jerry sandusky. >> carol, jerry sandusky will die in jail. >> a judge sentenced him to at least 30 years in jail, after he was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse. despite the mounting of evidence against him, sandusky continues to proclaim his innocence. he is in the process of appealing his sentence. number three, the shooting of unarmed 17-year-old trayvon martin. >> my son left sanford, florida, in a body ba
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
from the vatican city, a famous roman general's tomb has been found, and the problem is there's no money to do it. we have more. >> reporter: in rome, dig in you are likely to find something very old. for the past six years scientists have been working on this site north of the city. this is where a roman general was buried. he was the inspiration behind the character played by russell crow. but more than a 1,500 years ago, rome fell to the barbarians, and in tpd's age of the euro zone austerity, the tomb is under threat from what some may say are bar barns of another kind, cost cutting accountants and budget slashes officials. >>> the budget to maintain the sites has been cut by at least 20%. as a result, some sites have have been closed and projects cancelled. now, don't worry, the coliseum will remain open, but some ancien treasures may literally be buried. he worked several years at the tomb and said if funds are not soon found to maintain the site, it will be recovered with dirt. >>> the most logical thing to do is to bury it again, she said, it will be up to our grandchildren
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
handgun violence. if you look at the vast number of murders committed. look at the city of chicago. the city of chicago. >> well, the biggest problem here i think in the country is that we don't actually talk to each other like we do now, and everyone is saying, no. we didn't do this. can't do this. well, we don't know what we can do until we try it and we don't know if it's going to change anything if we change our gun rules until we look at it and change it and if it doesn't, go back at it and do something else. we all know that something needs to be done so that 20 children don't get mowed down and hunted down like al qaeda or the taliban by assault weapons. i'm don lemon. thanks for watching. thanks for watching. have a great night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] yes, you could business pro. yes, you could. go national. go like a pro. military
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
amount of clout in the city. when an issue like this takes hold and it appeals not on an ideological point of view. so much of the feelings are filtered through the personal stories that fred and i were talking about. when it has that quality, it transcends ideology and it transcends partisanship so when a joe scarborough says i'm not looking at this through the lens of my kids, not through the lens of political advantage, that's a very different way of looking at it and, therefore, has the chance of continuing. >> too often, fred, as we saw in the presidential campaign. the media didsant talk about gun control. >> now president obama clearly shak shaken, like all of us, about what happened in connecticut. that makes it easier for journalists to keep it on the front burner. >> it's not the journalist s responsibility to keep it on the frontburner. >> i disagree. >> we cover the news. we cannot, it is the news this week. it is the news through the holidays, okay. is it going to be the news the first week in january? only if politicians, political leaders and corporate leaders, civic l
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 9:00pm PST
there, my neighbor went there, we're using the protocols in our city. you know, our children are -- our laboratories may not be in every community, but our discoveries are. everything we're doing is being sent out worldwide, all of our discoveries. what distinguishes st. jude from all the other hospitals, all the other children's hospitals is that we're a research center and a treatment center. so every child has a scientist and a doctor work on their case. and every child is getting a customized treatment. that's why we've been able to raise these survival rates from all, the most common form of cancer in children is leukemia. 4% when my dad opened the hospital to 94% today. but what's exciting is working on that 6%, you know, to find the customized treatment that's going to bring every single one of those kids. >> it's amazing the break throughs that comes with all these treatments. i know somebody involved with bone cancers in los angeles, actually, who said just recently they had a new break through which meant that women who had to have a leg amputated for a particular type
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
tax in new york city will carry a made in mexico label. mexico is the top exporter of flat screen tvs. in fact, mexico exports more manufactured products than all the other countries in latin america combined. three main factors are in play. for one, geography. sharing a border with the united states means heavy products are cheaper to transport across than if they were manufactured in asia. the second factor is nafta, mexican products are subject to lower duties than those from other countries. in fact, the economist points out that mexico has trade deals with 44 countries, the most of any nation in the world. the third factor is wages. as other manufacturing hubs become more expensive, mexico has become more competitive. according to hsbc in 2000 mexican workers earned nearly five times the salary of their chinese peers. but by 2011, mexican workers were only about a third more expensive than chinese workers. when you project all these advantages into the next few years, mexico's economic future looks robust. the national intelligence council released an important report called
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 5:00am PST
. >> averaging more than maa murd a day, most happened in a few specific areas. >> the entire city suffers when violence happens, and this idea of not in my backyard is not okay. >> we start this morning with breaking news from italy. >> a massive cruise ship, the costa concordia turned on its side. 32 passengers and crew were killed. the captain says it was an accident and not a crime. he faces charges. >> he's being investigated for manslaughter and abandoning ship. >> he claims he tripped and fell into a lifeboat. the sentencing of jerry sandusky. >> carol, jerry sandusky will die in jail. >> a judge sentenced the 68-year-old former penn state assistant football coach to at least 30 years in jail after he was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse. despite the mountain of evidence against him, sandusky continues to proclaim his innocence. he's in the process of aappeppeg his sentence. number three, the shooting of unarmed 17-year-old trayvon martin. >> my son left sanford, florida in a body bag, while george zimmerman went home to go to sleep in his own bed. >> aaccused gunman george
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
in iraq and afghanistan and around the world. >>> coming up, inside the situation room. the moments leading up to the final call. >> the president said thank you and you'll have my decision tomorrow. he got up and walked out. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ i get congested. but now, with zyrtec-d®, i have the proven allergy relief of zyrtec®, plus a powerful decongestant. zyrtec-d® lets me breath freer, so i can love the air. [ male announcer ] zyrtec-d®. behind the pharmacy counter. no prescription needed. [ male announcer ] zyrtec-d®. behind the pharmacy counter. sfx- "sounds of african drum and flute" look who's back. again? it's embarrassing it's embarrassing! we can see you carl. we can totally see you. come on you're better than t
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
afghanistan and around the world. >>> coming up, inside the situation room. the moments leading up to the final call. >> the president said thank you a and you'll have my decision tomorrow. he got up and walked out. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ you can stay in and share something... or you can get out there and actually share something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. restore revive rejuvenate rebuild rebuild rebuild >>> for nearly a year, only a handful of the people close to the president knew he was weighing the decision to kill or ca capture osama bin laden. not even the secretaries of state or defense were in the loop until the fi
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 3:00pm PST
water hoses. demonstrators hit the streets after a woman was gang-raped on a moving city bus last weekend. they're defending the toughening of india's rape laws. meanwhile, further knott a protest over the assault of another woman turned deadly wrash a video journalist was killed by police gunfire in protests there. >>> one of the most senior navy s.e.a.l. officers is dead in afghanistan. investigators believe he killed himself. this is the officer i'm talking about. navy commander joe w. price, 42 years old. a pentagon official says there's no indication he was involved in any military-related investigations or controversies. the navy has launched a full inquiry. >>> president hugo chavez is on the mend. that's according to venezuela's vice president who gave an update on his boss's condition this weekend. chavez has cancer and had surgery december 11th in cuba. vice president nicolas medura has been running things in venezuela during chavez's treatment. he describes hugo chavez as recovering and getting stronger every day. >>> a british newspaper is taking lance armstrong to cou
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm PST
americans that could be deeply impacted by the time springtime rolls around. >> what about other tax cities in understand there's three other taxes we could get hit with. what are they? >> talking to steven moore about t you clearly -- the federal income tax, your going to see a -- we are going to revert back to the 2000 tax schedule you so the top tax rate will bounce up to 39.6%. then you look at the dividend tax rate. right now, it's at 15% it can jump as high as 43%. capital gains taxes from 15% up to 20%. so, you could see that the implications, the negative implications just to wall street but also to those individuals that you are living on a fixed income. so this impacts all americans, not just the wealthy americans. this goes top and bottom to everybody involved. >> and what about the payroll tax holiday? if that expires what does that mean for our paychecks come january? >> well, the very first paycheck, cnn viewers want to know this, the very first paycheck they will receive in 2013 will be reduced by 2%. now that may seem like a nominal figure right at the start, but as l
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 4:00am PST
the chief came to speak to us, he said he was on a four-day vacation. i'm not sure. and if he doesn't, we want him out of our city. we don't want him there. he did a lot of damage to my brother. my brother doesn't want to walk home from our bakery and it's just like a five-minute walk and he doesn't want to walk no where. he wants us to go with him and he, it was funny because we went to the store, i think it was on thursday, and he saw some gloves and he's like, oh, can i get those? because he's afraid to put his hands in his sweater when it's cold. now he wants to use gloves because he doesn't want to -- he doesn't feel safe any more. >> what about the community? how is the community reacting, especially since so many witnessed this. >> well, they're being so supportive. they called us from colorado, like around the united states they've been calling us and we should fight to the end and get justice for my brother. and a lot of witnesses say, if you need me, you just call me. they've been calling us that they took my brother to the hospital and he was still in handcuffs, eve
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 8:00pm PST
around the world. >>> coming up, inside the situation room. the moments leading up to the final call. >> the president said thank you and you'll have my decision tomorrow. he got up and walked out. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone likes 50% more... [ midwestern/chicago accent ] cheddar! yeah! 50 percent more [yodeling] yodel-ay-ee-oo. 50% more flash. [ southern accent ] 50 percent more taters. that's where tots come from. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. 50% more spy stuff. what's in your wallet? this car is too smal
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